Short-eared Elephant-Shrews
                                                Macroscelides proboscideus                                                                                               german

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CONTENTS

Introduction
            :: What is a short-eared elephant-shrew?
            :: Morphology
            :: Habitat  and distribution    MAP
            :: Life expectancy
            :: Conservation
Classification
            :: Phylogeny: The elephant-shrews within the system of mammals
            :: Taxonomy: Systematic classification of elephant-shrews    SPECIES
Behavior
            :: Social structure and home ranges
            :: Activity and life habits
            :: Reproduction and development of the young
Husbandry
            :: Housing
            :: Keeping single or a pair?
            :: Diet
            :: Exhibition in zoos
Handraising
            :: Parents
            :: Preparations for handraising
            :: Birth
            :: Diet
            :: Behavior of the young


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